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Maintenance Technician/Mechanic

Company: Silver Spring Foods Inc
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Maintenance Technician various shifts are available (2nd, 3rd or weekend shift)Full time at Silver Spring Foods!Silver Spring Foods is a 4th generation family-owned business in Eau Claire, WI that has grown to be the number one grower and processor of horseradish in the world. We provide farm-to-table mustards, sauces, and horseradish products to grocery stores, restaurants, and food service companies all over the country. Silver Spring is also a premier co-packer for well-known national and international brands who value our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, private label experience, and production capacity. Besides our great products, Silver Spring Foods is known for our great, inclusive, and appreciative work culture, opportunities for advancement, flexible work schedules, great compensation packages, and for being a nimble business that isn't dragged down by lots of red tape.Silver Spring Foods offers competitive wages along with a full benefit package, including $0 premiums for medical insurance! We also offer dental, vision, disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, generous paid time off, paid holidays, and a wellness reimbursement stipend; employees and their dependents get free access to near-site clinic on the first day of employment, tuition reimbursement program and much more!We're seeking a maintenance technician who has a passion for machines and how they work. Delicately balancing your time between day-to-day needs and long-term preventative maintenance activities, you are a fundamental member of the manufacturing organization, collaborating with production, quality and food safety teams.You come to us with broad experience and knowledge in many facets of industrial maintenance, including mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic machines. You enjoy making sure that other people know how to work and maintain equipment. Whether it's troubleshooting issues with production machines, maintaining our manufacturing lines, or sharing what you know with others, you will be a "go-to" team member for maintenance.SUCCESS FACTORS (12- 18 months):Subject Matter Expert: You come to Silver Spring with ready to put your industrial maintenance skills and experience to work to ensure that our wide-ranging equipment is up to snuff and ready to go. You navigate a variety of mechanical challenges, identify the root causes of issues, and provide the right solutions. You have a wide breadth of technical knowledge that you continue to add to, and you're not afraid to ask for help.Production Line Support Machinery acting up doesn't faze you. You diagnose issues quickly and correctly, fix the problem and work to ensure that Silver Spring has the parts and materials we need to make sure our equipment doesn't go down. You have a finger on the changing production needs and effectively prioritize and completed work orders and perform preventative maintenance for Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, and other projects.Autonomous Maintenance: You know to operate each piece of our production equipment and when help is needed, you jump right in! You know how to interpret equipment manuals and work to make sure our training materials are revised, or new ones are created with your assistance. You work with the production team to make sure they know how to operate the machinery properly and perform light maintenance to ensure that all equipment is running at top performance.Safety: As a role model for safety, you actively prevent issues and have the courage to share concerns with others-even when it's not the popular thing to do. You also maintain safe workplace practices in chemical safety, confined space, hot work, electrical and more. When new safety concerns come up, you propose solutions to reduce safety risks. Potential hazards are clearly identified and communicated to maintenance, manufacturing, quality assurance, and sanitation teams.. Requirements:MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & ATTRIBUTES - 1 to 3 years maintenance-related experience - Knowledge of proper sanitation techniques and mechanical set-up - Good mechanical aptitude - Ability to perform heavy physical work, exercising up to 100 pounds of strength occasionally to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. - Thorough understanding of measurements.Working ConditionsNormal manufacturing environment. Potential exposure to equipment movement, chemical/solvent/ingredient hazards if proper safety procedures are not followed. Not an air-conditioned work environment.By submitting your application you hereby certify that the facts set forth in the employment application are true and complete to the best of your knowledge.TO BE READ AND CONFIRMED BY APPLICANTI confirm that the information provided in this employment application (and accompanying resume, if any) is true and complete, and I understand that any false information or significant omissions may disqualify me from further consideration for employment, and may be justification for my dismissal from employment, if discovered at a later date. I agree to immediately notify the company if I should be convicted of a felony, or any crime involving dishonesty or a breach of trust while my job application is pending OR during my employment, if hired.I understand that consideration for employment in this position is contingent upon the results of a drug screen and reference & background check. I therefore authorize this company to investigate all statements made on my application for employment and to discuss the results of its investigations with those responsible for hiring. I further authorize the company to contact my current employer (except as previously noted), past employer(s), school, social media sites, any listed references or organizations named in this application form (and accompanying resume, if any) who can verify information. I give my consent for former employer(s) and any other contacted persons to respond to questions pertaining to information on this application. Further, I release from liability such persons, employers, or organizations contacted from any legal liability for providing information to the company.I am able to perform the essential functions of the job for which you are applying (with or without reasonable accommodation. This statement is not designed to elicit information about an applicant's disability. Please do not provide information about the existence of a disability, particular accommodation, or whether accommodation is necessary. These issues may be addressed at a later stage to the extent permitted by law.If offered a job that requires it, I give permission for a job-related complete physical examination, & I consent to the release to the company, any medical information, as may be deemed necessary by the company in judging my capability to perform the essential functions of the work for which I am applying (with or without reasonable accommodation).I understand that if my employment is terminated by the company for dishonesty, breach of trust, or any criminal acts, the authorities may be notified & I may be criminally prosecuted. I also understand that, if hired, I may not hold other employment, or engage in sales, investments, or other activities that create a conflict of interest with the company.I understand that this application does not, by itself, create a contract of employment. I understand and agree that, if hired, my employment is for no definite period of time, and may, regardless of the date of payment of my wages or salary, be terminated at any time.

Keywords: Silver Spring Foods Inc, Eau Claire , Maintenance Technician/Mechanic, Engineering , Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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